The essays in this issue are grouped under the following rubrics: “Big Men” Pasts; Making Human Kinds in Africa and China; Mapping Social Geography; and Religious Conversion at the Frontier.
The essays in this issue are grouped together under the following rubrics: Insurgent Youth, Social Lives of Categories, and Legal Cultures.
A collection of essays on protest, revolution, policing, and resistance.
The editorial committee nominated these five essays published in 2018 for the Goody Award’s shortlist.
In recent days, much international media attention has been paid to the death of a young American missionary killed on 16 November on North Sentinel Island in India’s Andaman Islands. In her October 2017 article in Comparative Studies in Society and History, “Developing Terra Nullius: Colonialism, Nationalism, and Indigeneity in the Andaman Islands,” Uditi Sen analyzed the Islands’
long history of colonial and postcolonial incursion into and occupation of indigenous lands. The article is now available to download for free.